House Bill 7

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Last Action 01/10/19: to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Title AN ACT relating to elections.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 252
Sponsor R. Meeks
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 116.025 to provide that a voter shall be a resident of the state and precinct on or before the day of an election; amend KRS 116.045 to provide that a person who has not registered prior to the time that the registration books are closed and who possesses all other qualifications for voter registration may register or change party affiliation at the person's precinct of residence on the day of the election and shall be permitted to vote in that election; provide for confirmation of identity and affidavit; permit a process of voter preregistration for persons at the minimal age of 16 years; require the State Board of Elections to promulgate administrative regulations to provide for the procedure for voter preregistration; amend KRS 116.0452 to provide for time of receipt of precinct voter registration; provide that county clerk shall provide the State Board of Elections with a report of the number of voters registering to vote at the precincts on election day; direct the State Board of Elections to publish informational materials about voter registration in Spanish; direct the State Board of Elections to provide voter registration applications in Spanish no later than January 1, 2022; amend KRS 116.046 to direct schools and the county clerk to inform students and school personnel not less than once each school year about the availability of preregistration and registration forms; direct school districts to submit an annual report to the Legislative Research Commission regarding student voter preregistration and registration; direct the State Board of Education to implement programs of public education, not less than once during each school year, regarding elections, voting procedures, and election fraud, which shall include sophomores; amend KRS 116.048 to designate all state agencies as voter registration agencies, including public libraries; require state agencies to report to the LRC a plan for implementing requirements related to voter registration; amend KRS 116.055 to delete requirement that, to vote in a primary election, a person must have been registered as a member of the political party by December 31 or, in the case of new registrations, have been registered and remained registered as a member of that party; amend KRS 117.225 to provide that if the person is not listed on the precinct roster, that the person be given the opportunity to register at the precinct; amend KRS 117.365 to provide that applications for voter registration at the precinct shall be presented to the grand jury and retained by the county clerk; and amend KRS 150.195 to require the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to develop a procedure to inform applicants for licenses and permits of the means and methods to register to vote in the Commonwealth.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Same-day voter registration on election day, preregistration of persons 16 years of age, report
County Clerks - Voter registration, information on procedures, fish and wildlife license or permit applicants
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Voter registration and curriculum, annual requirement, programs relating, include sophomores, report
Elections and Voting - Same-day voter registration on election day, preregistration of persons 16 years of age, Spanish
Elections and Voting - Voter registration, information on procedures, fish and wildlife license or permit applicants
Fish and Wildlife - License or permit applicants, voter registration, information on procedures
Legislative Research Commission - Reports received, voter registration, school districts and designated agencies
Licensing - Fish and wildlife license or permit applicants, voter registration, information on procedures
Secretary of State - Elections, voter registration information, fish and wildlife license or permit applicants
Secretary of State - Preregistration to vote, persons at minimal age of 16
State Agencies - Fish and Wildlife Resources, license or permit applicants, voter registration information
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, preregistration of persons 16 years of age, election information, Spanish
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, voter registration information, fish and wildlife license, public library

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12/14/18
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/19
  • introduced in House
01/10/19
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)


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